Three ways to encourage the world’s teachers to innovate

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Azwa Nayeem, Founder & Chairperson, Alokito Teachers, Alokito Hridoy Foundation & GM Rakibul Islam, Assistant Professor & Chairman (Acting), Department of Educational Administration, Noakhali Science and Technology University Some teachers found that the pandemic allowed them more agency, […]

World Teachers Day: Commission launches tool to support primary and secondary teachers in using digital technologies

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. To mark World Teachers Day, the Commission is launching a new online tool for teachers to reflect on how they use digital technologies in their teaching activities. Based on a series of questions, the tool, ‘SELFIEforTEACHERS‘ can help them assess their digital competences and […]

This is where teachers are paid the most

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Joe Myers, Writer, Formative Content Jack Ma was a teacher. So was J.K. Rowling. They probably didn’t get paid as much as teachers in Luxembourg, though. There, the average lower secondary school teacher with 15 years’ experience earned more […]

Most US students aren’t learning about climate change. Parents and teachers think they should

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Edmond, Formative Content Parents and teachers in the US overwhelmingly think climate change is an issue to be taught at school – and yet it doesn’t feature in lessons for the majority of children. Eighty-four percent of parents […]

This is where teachers are most (and least) respected

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Writer, Formative Content A new study by the Varkey Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that aims to improve education for underprivileged children, gauges how respected teachers are in 35 economies around the world. For its Global Teacher Status […]